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The Haden Triplets share lost song written by their grandad, Charlie Haden's dad / GUITAR GIRL

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The Haden Triplets-Petra, Rachel, and Tanya-are sharing "Memories of Will Rogers" from their upcoming album, The Family Songbook, out January 24.   The song was written by their grandfather (and legendary bassist Charlie Haden's father), Carl E. Haden, friend to the Carter Family and Porter Wagoner, and patriarch of the singing Haden Family, a fascinating footnote in country-music history.

Arranged by the Triplets, their grandfather's songs made their way to the sisters via uncle Carl Haden Jr., who had recovered his father's sheet music and relics like the songbook Favorites of the Haden Family, a ‘zine-like' collections of family photos and anecdotes.

Charlie Haden joined the family band as a tot in the late '30s, and became a featured singer-yodelin' "Cowboy" Charlie-when he was so young his mother had to hold him up to reach the mic. He sang with the family on the radio well into his teens, including broadcasts from the Hadens' home on their dairy farm and as part of a hit variety show.

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